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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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Disaster Detector

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Force of Friction

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Sustainable Communities

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What's the Code? Coding Robot Movements Using Sound

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Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

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Which Force Is With You? A Motion and Design Lesson

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Dr. Drew, Density, & Diffusion: Dr. Charles Richard Drew Giving Life Through Blood Research

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Explore Smithsonian: How Does a Curator of Great Cats Monitor the Health of Individual Lions in a Pride?

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Home on the Range

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

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Weather Lab

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Experimenting with Forces of Motion– Materials Considerations

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
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Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

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Mini Golf Motion

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Stories of Women of Color in STEM

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Why is My Shadow Shorter Sometimes and Longer Other Times?

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Science Starts With a Question: Energy (Student Guide)

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BumperDucks

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Orchids Attract Pollinators?

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Explore Smithsonian: What External Adaptations do Pandas Have for Their Unique Diet?

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Where Does the Water Go? Calculating a Neighborhood Water Footprint

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Explore Smithsonian: How can Scientists Track the Movement of an Invasive Species of Fish?

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Explore Smithsonian: How do Scientists Sample Populations of Fish and Invertebrates Along the Shorelines?

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COVID-19! How Can I Protect Myself and Others? NGSS-Aligned Teacher Companion Guide

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How Can I Win a Game of Flashlight Tag?

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World of the Small VR

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